How To: Make a flaky, tender pie crust from scratch

Make a flaky, tender pie crust from scratch

In order to prepare a Flaky Tender Pie Crust from scratch, you will need the following: a food processor, plastic wrap, 1 ¬O cups of all purpose flour, 2 T. sugar, 2 ¬O T. of solid shortening (frozen), 1 ¬º sticks of butter (frozen), water, salt, and a dash of salt.

Pour dry ingredients into food processor. Pulse a few times to mix. Add cold butter and shortening. Pulse ingredients to combine. Don’t over mix. Add water 1 tablespoon at a time. Try to add as little water as possible to form a dough.

Tear off a large piece of plastic wrap. Place the plastic wrap on the countertop. Empty the dough onto plastic wrap. Shape into a circle. Wrap and place it in the refrigerator to chill. Roll it out. Place in a pie tin and use it to make the pie of your choice. Decorate it the edges as you see fit.

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